News

2019

Forum on police use of force makes case for accountability, change
Nevada Current
August 20, 2019

Lawmakers passed zero bail reforms. Now what?
Nevada Current
June 26, 2019

2 Arrested after downtown Las Vegas busker is groped, punched
Las Vegas Review-Journal
April 5, 2019

Police abuse and homicide survivors testify in opposition to SB 242
Forced Trajectory Project
March 27, 2019

Nevada body camera bill to get changes after facial-blurring concerns
Las Vegas Review-Journal
March 20, 2019

Rallies in Las Vegas, Carson City push for bill to end cash bail
Las Vegas Review-Journal
March 18, 2019

The Buskers Guide to the Galaxy
The Busking Project
January 18, 2019


2018

Las Vegas police deploy new technology to fight crime (Video)
KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas
Dec 1, 2018

A Bailout for Democracy
Rebelfolio
November 16, 2018

Las Vegas Strip’s ‘Black Batman’ sues Hershey’s over image
Las Vegas Review-Journal
November 15, 2018

Street performer ‘Black Batman’ sues Las Vegas candy store for using image (Video)
13 Action News KTNV
November 14, 2018

Crews break ground on new pedestrian bridge on Las Vegas Strip
Las Vegas Review-Journal
October 22, 2018

Las Vegas attorney McLetchie named First Amendment Champion
Las Vegas Review-Journal
September 29, 2018

Smooth criminals steal $6,500 tip from 8-year-old Michael Jackson
Fox 5 KVVU-TV
February 7, 2018

Family says 8-year-old street performer was robbed (Video)
KTNV Channel 13
February 5, 2018


2017

Civil rights advocates question Las Vegas police body camera policy
Las Vegas Review-Journal
December 11, 2017

Crews installing steel posts along Las Vegas Strip sidewalks
Las Vegas Review-Journal
November 13, 2017

Pedestrian bridge reopens on Las Vegas Strip
Las Vegas Review-Journal
September 25, 2017

Las Vegas busker lottery plan still controversial after 2 years
Las Vegas Review-Journal
September 2, 2017

113 degrees? All in a day’s work for Vegas street performers [Broken link]
Fox 5 KVVU-TV
June 19, 2017

Street performer sweats it out for tips
Las Vegas Review-Journal
June 19, 2017

Strip performer’s robbery charge dropped, but says ‘damage is done’
KSNV News 3
June 2, 2017

Federal court rules in favor of street performer arrested in Las Vegas (Video)
13 Action News KTNV
June 2, 2017

Nevada mandates body cameras on all police officers
May 26, 2017
Las Vegas Sun

Street performers push for place on Las Vegas Strip (Video)
13 Action News KTNV
May 12, 2017

Street Performer Attacked on Las Vegas Strip (Video)
13 Action News KTNV
February 21, 2017

Las Vegas Street Performers Get into Fight (Video)
Fox 5 KVVU-TV
March 20, 2017

Street Performers React to Las Vegas Strip Fight (Video)
13 Action News KTNV
April 10, 2017

Las Vegas program’s goal: Reducing homeless residents’ jail time in petty crimes
Las Vegas Review-Journal
January 17, 2017


2016

Street-performer brothers arrested on robbery counts in Strip encounter
Las Vegas Sun
September 3, 2016

WATCH: Street Performer Brawl on The Strip
13 Action News
Aug 23, 2016

Caged in Circles: Fremont Street Performers Speak Out (Video)
AAJA Voices
Aug 11, 2016

Commissioners expand number of ordinances Metro can enforce
Las Vegas Review-Journal
July 19, 2016

Off-Strip county court may help relieve detention center crowding
Las Vegas Review-Journal
May 27, 2016

Community court program aims to cut petty crime around Las Vegas Strip
Las Vegas Review-Journal
April 24, 2016

City of Las Vegas open to modifying street performer ordinance (Video) [Broken Link]
Fox 5 KVVU-TV
March 10, 2016

Bullying becomes problem when buskers compete for spots
Las Vegas Review-Journal
March 10, 2016

Fremont Busker Rules Work For Some But Might Change (Audio)
KNPR – State of Nevada
March 9, 2016

CEO says MGM Resorts’ Park will be a busker-free zone
Las Vegas Sun
January 31, 2016

Downtown Las Vegas Performers Weigh In On New Ordinance (Audio)
KNPR – State of Nevada
January 14, 2016

Buskers’ reaction mixed to laws restricting performances to Fremont Street zones
Las Vegas Review-Journal
January 12, 2016


2015

Local street performers protest new rules on Fremont Street (Video)
13 Action News KTNV
November 20, 2015

Buskers face new rules under Fremont Street Canopy
Las Vegas Review-Journal
November 18, 2015

Fremont Street Performers Can Register Online or In Person
New Ordinance Takes Effect Nov. 16
Fremont Street Experience
November 11, 2015

Meeting for Fremont Street performers set Thursday [Broken Link]
Fox 5 KVVU-TV
October 15, 2015

Could First Amendment Issues Kill New Fremont Street Law? (Audio)
KNPR State of Nevada
September 21, 2015

Las Vegas OKs strict rules for Fremont street performers
Las Vegas Review-Journal
September 16, 2015

Las Vegas requires street performers to register for spots
Las Vegas Sun
September 16, 2015

Buskers voice concerns about proposed Fremont Street rules
Las Vegas Review-Journal
September 2, 2015

Buskers raise concerns about proposed Fremont Street rules
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 11, 2015

Downtown Street Performers Face Off With City Over Proposed Regulations (Audio)
KNPR – State of Nevada
August 10, 2015

Fremont Street Experience Buskers Invited To Informational Meeting Regarding New Ordinance
City of Las Vegas
August 6, 2015

Policing fun on Fremont: How a proposed ordinance will affect street performers
Las Vegas Weekly
August 5, 2015

Proposed rules revealed to control Fremont Street buskers
Las Vegas Review-Journal
July 29, 2015

City officials considering ‘performance zones’ to corral street entertainers on Fremont Street
Las Vegas Sun
June 1, 2015

Free Speech Faces Off With Chaos At The Fremont Street Experience (Audio)
KNPR – State of Nevada
April 30, 2015


2014

Should We Keep Downtown Las Vegas Weird? (Audio)
KNPR – State of Nevada
Oct 7, 2014

After OK’ing booze restictions on Fremont Street, Las Vegas turns attention to street performers
Las Vegas Sun
Aug. 29, 2014

Lichtenstein leaving ACLU after nearly two decades
Las Vegas Review-Journal
July 28, 2014

More police, warning signs part of Fremont Street crackdown on street performers
Las Vegas Review-Journal
June 5, 2014

Booze and busker battle underway in downtown Las Vegas

Las Vegas Review-Journal
May 25, 2014

Strip street performers: Nuisance or novelty? [Broken Link]
Fox 5 KVVU-TV
May 15, 2014

Street performers peeved over downtown bathroom ban
8 News Now
April 18, 2014

Seasoned musicians among street performers sharing their talents at downtown’s Experience
Las Vegas Sun
January 24, 2014


2013

No More ‘Smut Racks’ On The Strip? (Audio)
KNPR – State of Nevada
September 16, 2013

Cameras on the Strip: Police seek to increase security through surveillance
Las Vegas Review-Journal
September 10, 2013

Strip nuisance ordinance forces rocker to unplug
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 4, 2013

Despite the heat, some street performers keep plugging away
Las Vegas Sun
June 30, 2013

A new reason to smile on the Las Vegas Strip: You’re on camera
Las Vegas Sun
June 4, 2013

Zorro strikes again: Metro pays $105,000 in lawsuit by costumed character
Las Vegas Sun
April 22, 2013


2012

Rethinking Traffic On The Strip (Audio)
KNPR – State of Nevada
November 28, 2012

Dangerous objects banned from Strip sidewalks
Las Vegas Review-Journal
October 16, 2012

County Commission approves Strip pet ban
Las Vegas Sun
March 6, 2012

The Strip needs more police, but casinos shouldn’t foot the bill
Las Vegas Sun
April 12, 2012

Clark County Commission Wants to Clean up the Strip (Audio)
KNPR – State of Nevada
Apr 10, 2012

Disappearing acts: Six street performers you might miss if Las Vegas cleans up the Strip
Las Vegas Sun
April 9, 2012

Commissioner says Strip ‘way out of control,’ as county moves ahead with cleanup
Las Vegas Sun
April 3, 2012

County orders study of Strip pedestrian congestion
Las Vegas Review-Journal
April 3, 2012

Casino execs, county staff recommend 7 steps to clean up Strip
Las Vegas Sun
March 29, 2012

Closed circuit TV, stronger police presence among Strip proposals
Las Vegas Review Journal
March 28, 2012

Dog bite brings urgency to study of animal ban on Las Vegas Strip
Las Vegas Sun
January 19, 2012

New County Ordinances Aimed at Animal Control (Audio)
KNPR – State of Nevada
Jan 1, 2012


2011

Musician takes dreams of stardom to streets, Las Vegas Strip
November 20, 2011
Las Vegas Review-Journal

County considers ways to clean up the Las Vegas Strip
Las Vegas Sun
November 4, 2011

The Hangover Effect (Audio)
KNPR – State of Nevada
August 15, 2011

Commissioners Look for Solutions to Cleaning Up the Strip [Broken Link]
8 News Now
August 2, 2011

Some seek crackdown against street peddlers on Strip
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 1, 2011

Peddlers, performers clogging the Strip are troubling to casinos
Las Vegas Sun
July 27, 2011

County hopes to curb ‘disorder’ on Strip
July 26, 2011
Las Vegas Sun

Superheroes, celebrities lookalikes swarm the Las Vegas Strip
Las Vegas Sun
July 2, 2011

Street performers take to the Las Vegas Strip
NBC News
June 27, 2011

Las Vegas 6th Most Dangerous for Pedestrians
8 News Now
May 25, 2011

Costumed Characters Talk About the Dangers of the Strip
8 News Now
May 12, 2011

Rules adopted for Fremont Street Experience vendors and performers
Las Vegas Review-Journal
February 2, 2011


2010

Darth Vader and Zorro (Audio)
KNPR – State of Nevada
July 01, 2010

Zorro and Darth Vader in legal battle with police and Venetian
Las Vegas Review-Journal
June 10, 2010

County takes aim, again, at Strip handbillers
Las Vegas Sun
May 6, 2010


2009

ACLU director moving on
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 14, 2009

Buskers sue to keep space on Strip
Las Vegas Review-Journal
July 10, 2009


2008

Police substation covering Strip opens Saturday
Las Vegas Review-Journal
October 29, 2008

Strip preachers drop lawsuit
Las Vegas Review-Journal
June 12, 2008


2004

Cops err on the side of Venetian
Las Vegas Sun
April 21, 2004